United States v. Aaron Burr (3rd in a 4 part series).
Dramatizations of historic decisions from the courtroom of America's great Chief Justice, John Marshall.
Dramatizes the trial of Aaron Burr, presided over by Chief Justice John Marshall. Strictly adhering to the Constitution, Marshall stepped between Burr and death, and the doors were closed against government abuse of the treason charge.
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The Committee on the Bicentennial of Independence and the Constitution
The Judicial Conference of the United States
Chief Judge Clement F. Haynsworth, Jr.
Chief Judge Edward J. Devitt
Chief Judge Howard T. Markey
Professor William Swindler, College of William and Mary
Professor Anthony Penna, Carnegie-Mellon University
Professor Robert Potter, University of Pittsburgh
Professor Richard Seeburger, University of Pittsburgh
Professor Irving Bartlett, Carnegie-Mellon University
Art Direction, Sets and Costumes
In cooperation with the drama department of Carnegie-Mellon University
Metropolitan Pittsburgh Public Broadcasting, Inc.
A <a href="http://www.archive.org/details/gov.ntis.AVA02153VNB1.guide">comprehensive teacher's guide</a> is available.